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Financial literacy – Let’s talk money

Financial literacy – Let’s talk money

If you feel your employees are lacking in financial literacy, you aren’t alone. A 2019 study found that only 38% of UAE employees considered themselves financially literate. Whether due to lack of education, the stigma attached to talking about money or pure...

Realise employee potential

Realise employee potential

Everybody has potential. Yet, companies have been struggling for decades. How do you identify it? For more than 50 years, consultancies like BCG and McKinsey are offering their views. Created in 1968, the growth share matrix prioritises business according to their...

Micro-learning is here to stay

Micro-learning is here to stay

2020 accelerated digital transformations and there’s no stopping. Companies have to predict how their products and services are changing in the future. Constant agility is key and HR has to work with the business to set up their teams for success. L&D teams are...

How to introduce career conversations

How to introduce career conversations

Traditionally, performance discussion focused on the past. While goals were set at the beginning of the performance cycle, managers all too often dreaded giving feedback or discussing developmental opportunities. Training departments have created and executed...

Prepare for the future – Now!

Prepare for the future – Now!

Companies have adjusted, possibly multiple times, their business models this year. Understanding the customer challenges and their priorities has been key in this process. What if your business model, products and services, processes have changed but your employees haven’t?

5 ways to make learning an everyday activity

5 ways to make learning an everyday activity

“Have a go!” That is the motto of the Festival of Learning which has been taking place every September in England since 1992. Wales is also getting ready for its Adult Learners' Week. While we may get older, we can’t stop learning. Celebrating life-long learning, it...

35 knowledge sharing ideas to move your business to the next level

In the past, knowledge sharing appeared to be a primary concern when an employee was serving their notice. These days, it’s been recognised that knowledge sharing is vital all year around. It can’t be a priority only when an employee handed in their resignation. Just how do you create a knowledge sharing culture in your organisation today?

Succession planning – What’s the next role?

If your Finance Director has to be hospitalised, do you know who could take over now? Your top sales person just resigned, who in your organisation could to fill this role? The departure of a key employee can leave an organisation in a state of uncertainty. Succession...

Preparing your team for now and the future

Do your employees have what it takes to succeed? All too often business leaders are complaining about complex processes in their organisation. Their employees aren’t achieving as much or as fast as expected. The quality of work needs to be improved. Time is wasted as...